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>> good morning, it is 5:30, saturday, october 18. here's some of the stories we're following on "action news." a large rally is held outside a texas hospital in support of staff where a man died of ebola. police look for suspects in a deadly shooting outside a restaurant. a local drugstore is closed after a piling in front of the store begins to crumble. first, though, chris sowers
joins us with a look at the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast. you can almost start to feel it's a little chillier. >> reporter: temperatures are about to crumble. we have a big cool down this weekend. we've enjoyed a mild month thus far. temperatures 2 to 3 degrees above normal. right now it's not too bad. 59 degrees. it's a little bit cooler, low 50s north and west. we have mainly clear skies and calm conditions in terms of winds. millville, 59. trenton, 55. along the beach in the low 60s. here's the leading edge of the colder air making its way into western pennsylvania. this will slide east during the day provide us with high, thin clouds maybe a passing shower in the poconos or the lehigh valley. for us in the delaware it is a nice, mild breezy afternoon. 8:00 a.m., 60 degrees, mostly sunny skies, 9:00 a.m., mostly
sunny, 62. 64 by 10:00. the temperature will top out around lurch time and then they will start to pull back as the cold front sweeps through. looks like a windy weekend with the big cool down arriving first thing tomorrow and it mean a frosty monday morning. i'll have the details in the seven-day forecast, eva when i come back in just a bit. >> there are travel concerns after reports that a nurse who flew between dallas and scheerveld -- cleveland and back genoas sick with ebola. meanwhile, a huge rally was held in texas in support of the hospital staff where an ebola patient died. dann cuellar reports from dallas. >> reporter: carrying signs which stated i him presbyterian
proud, 50 staff members rallied outside the hospital. the rally comes a day after a texas nurses union and staff members criticized the hospital for failing to give proper information and training on how to deal ebola. two nurses contracted the disease and being treated at emory in atlanta at that and another at the nih in maryland. meanwhile, governor rick perry said mistakes were made from the cdc to the hospital in the handling of ebola. >> air travel is in fact how this disease crosses borders. it's how it got to texas in the first place. >> reporter: the governor is calling for a ban on air travel for countries hardest hit by the deadly virus. >> based on recent and on going developments i believe it is
possible to ban air travel from countries hit hardest by the ebola outbreak. >> reporter: the carnival crews ship was turned away from mexico after it learned that a healthcare who handled duncan was on a board. from the national institute of health, word that nina pham is if fatigued, but stable. >> she is stable and resting comfortably. >> reporter: there's little doubt that the events of the past few days raised anxiety. a person who came in contact with duncan has shown no signs of the virus is no longer under quarantine. dann cuellar channel 6 "action news." >> the philadelphia health
commissioner, said all the hospitals here in the city are preparing to handle potential case of ebola, however, two have been singled out as national treatment centers. penn medicine will take 6abc.com with you. the new smart design fits any device you have, whether it's your tablet or smart phone, no matter how large or small that screen. check it out by visiting 6abc.com in peed at there's steps to coordinate the long term response, president has named ron klain as the ebola czar. his role will be to find out what needs to be done and see what it is. >> it will be mr. klain's
responsibility not to make the decisions, but the conversations necessary to make sure that the decisions happen promptly. >> one of the top priorities for the czar will be to make sure healthcare workers are properly trained and protected. diswrnch stay can "action news" for continuing coverage on ebola. we have it latest on 6abc news app and on twitter and facebook pages. a man was shot outside a restaurant in philadelphia's hunting park section. police say he left a neighborhood tavern on the 4200 block of north 8th street. he was shot multiple times around 10:20. police rushed him to temple university hospital but he died. surveillance video shows the
shooter giving the gun to someone else. in chester, delaware county police are investigating the shooting death of a woman who was found lying on the porch of the 2500 block of west 11th street. she died from a gunshot wound to the chest. there are no motives or suspects in the shooting. a south philadelphia cv. s has been closed over safety concerns. the store is roped off by do not enter tape. a pillar is cracked and possible sinking. officials evacuated the cvs when the structural issue was discovered. nobody was hurt. taj mahal is terminating it's with its employees. they threatened to close the taj if they didn't get their way.
they argue that the casino could not survive without costly pensions and healthcare operations. they are demanding $150 million tax break from the state. local 54 is plan to go picket next friday. the philadelphia teachers union is filing a flurry of court motions challenging the school reform commission canceling of its contract. the src forces the union 15,000 members to pay healthcare premiums. the crc called the move cowardly and disrespectful. the union filed for an injunction. the 13th congressional district has been held by allison schwartz a democrat who gave up her seat to run for governor.
now two new faces are vying for the job. vernon odem has are a look at the candidates. >> reporter: this 13th congressional district is evenly divided between northeast philadelphia and montgomery county. the democrats have an overwhelming voting registration here. >> i want to say thank you to each and every one of you. brendan boil said it's to generate maximum turnout. boyle is counting on his heavy support from labor union to generate that turnout. >> i believe the fact that the minimum wage is lower today than at any point since the late 19 40s is a disgrace. >> reporter: the gop nominee is businessman d ed cock, a retired air force colonel. he maintains small business the
road to economic recovery. >> right now the president co-sign the keystone pipeline bill it's ready to go, it's past epa, it would create jobs. >> reporter: as the campaign goes into the stretch, both candidates are going door to door seeking voter turnout and volunteer support and working off the voter rolls trying to find neighbors to convince their way. >> he is a dye hard tea party conservative. that's not the best person to represent montgomery county. >> he has no experience. >> reporter: voters in the congressional district, the differences in the choices could not be more clear and distinct. vernon odem channel 6 "action news." >> much more to come on "action news" saturday morning. when it comes to waking up in the morning, most of us reach for a cup of coffee. which is the best?
consumer reports puts the coffee beans to the test. we have the eye-opening results. hurricane gonzalo lashes bermuda with high winds and rains. >> reporter: this is hurricane gonzalo pulling well north of the island chain. they will wake up to bright, sunny skies and assess the damage. we have a cool down allentown and the
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>> oh, my god,. >> here she comes, device. >> here we go. >> hurricane gonzalo made landfall in bermuda last night. there are reports the storm brought down trees and power lines. gonzalo had already knocked out power to nearly half of bermuda's 70,000 residents. as the sun comes up, they will be looking at the damage this morning. >> reporter: big, big store. i haven't had a chance to look at everything yet. the highest gusts came from commissioner's point the highest point, 125 miles per hour. that storm is pulling away from the small, little island. a eva mentioned, they will wake up to sunshine this morning. the storm is pulling away to the northeast because of cold front that is bearing down on the delaware valley. that brings a dramatic change to
our weather here over the next 48 hours. that's atlantic city, we have a gentle breeze, mostly clear skies, it will be a nice day today. temperatures wise we're sitting in the upper 50s, 59 degrees in philadelphia. dewpoint, 54. winds out of the south, southwest at 7 miles per hour. pressure 29.61. trenton, 53, millville, 59. locally there's not much going on. we have high, thin clouds north and west, and showers toward the western half of pennsylvania. all this activity will stay to the north. it will pass on by to the cold front. for us we'll see a mixture of sun and clouds, that's about it. there's the low, trailing cold front slicing through the eastern great lake states, we're in the 50s and 60s along the eastern seaboard, they are down
to the low 40s in bismarck. above the canadian border they have temperatures in the 20s. this is a shot of cold air it will bring more fall-like weather to our neck of the woods. we've enjoyed a mild october to this point. we've seen temperatures 3 to 4 degrees above average. it's about to change. that cold front sweeps on in. him breezy, cooler, heading into sunday, high pressure canadian high monday, monday is a chilly day once again. the pattern gets interesting tuesday and beyond next week. this system will hit the coast, another area of low pressure develops long it, that will pull to the north, the problem is a block will develop right here, let's call it the greenland block that will slow it down, tuesday through thursday, we'll see gloomy weather. potentially into friday, clouds and showers.
the pattern will go like this over the next couple of days, mild, chilly. allentown, 65 degrees. atlantic city, windy, sun, clouds, 70 degrees, seas are building thanks to gonzalo 4 to 8 feet. if you're on the water, keep that in the back of your mind, the water will be rough. philadelphia, sun, breezy, 67 degrees is the forecasted high. overnight tonight, cloudy, breezy, 43 outlying suburbs, 47 for center city. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, today is not a bad day, breezy, but mild, 67 degrees, 56 degrees for sunday, sharply cooler, and then we get into monday morning, there could be widespread frost north and west of the city, as well as the pine barrens.
monday we rebound nicely. tuesday, showers possible, 63. wednesday, more showers possible, 60. right now the early call on thursday and friday, more clouds and showers, temperatures holding in the 50s. le most of next week at this point looks miserable. >> thanks for that. >> reporter: yeah. >> thanks, chris. don't forget you can take trach anytime -- take 6abc.com with you. the new smart design fits any device you have, whether it's your tablet or smart phone, no matter how large or small that screen. check it out by visiting 6abc.com any more anywhere. the uso celebrated 77 years of helping military and their families. they held their liberty gala. 400 people attended. uso handed out the service member of the ♪ decay. it's the opposite of evolution.
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>> good morning, it is 6:00 a.m. on this saturday, october 18. here's some of the stories we're following on "action news." firefighters in burlington county work to douse the flames in a home overnight. philadelphia city officials say they are ready to handle anyone who tests positive for ebola in our area. and winds of change, we'll transition to some of the coolest temperatures we've seen in a while this weekend. meteorologist chris sowers joins us with a look exactly when the changes are blowing in. >> reporter: they are lock knocking on the door now. what's funny with the mildness earlier this